Kansas City 2022 Homicide #9: Woman Shot Dead Amid Screaming

Kansas City counted two murders today despite bone chilling temperatures.

Accordingly, this town continues to trend along a record breaking pace. Remember that last year KC suffered the 2n highest murder count in local history and right now we're pushing ahead of that pace. 

At this time in 2021 there were 7 KCMO murders. Tonight's shooting makes it 9 so far and unofficially.

Here's the info and news links that TKC can share have right now . . . 

Homicide 8800 Block of Crystal Lane

Tonight just before 10 PM officers were dispatched to the 8800 block of Crystal Lane on a shooting. Upon arrival they responded to an apartment where they heard screaming and calls for help. As they entered they found an adult female who had been shot. They began lifesaving measures at that time. EMS responded and pronounced the victim deceased. 

Detectives and crime scene personnel have responded to the scene and are actively canvassing for witnesses and processing the scene for evidence. If you have any information please call the Homicide unit at 234-5043. If you wish to remain anonymous you can call the TIPS hotline at 474-TIPS, with up to a $25,000 reward for an arrest in this case. 


MSM links . . . 

Kansas City police investigate homicide on city's south side Tuesday night

Kansas City police said they are investigating a homicide Tuesday night in the 8800 block of Crystal Lane.Police said officers were called to the an apartment complex on a reported shooting just after 10 p.m.No other details were immediately available. . .

Kansas City police investigating Tuesday night homicide

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Police in Kansas City, Missouri, are investigating a homicide that happened on Tuesday night. The incident happened in the 8800 block of Crystal Lane at an apartment complex. No other information on a victim or suspect was immediately available. This story will be updated as more information is made available.

Woman killed in Kansas City apartment shooting Tuesday night

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- A woman was killed in a south Kansas City apartment shooting Tuesday night, and police have not identified a suspect. Officers responded just before 10 p.m. to The Reserve At South Pointe, an apartment complex at Crystal Lane and Eastern Avenue, in response to a shooting.

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